Biology and CultureEdit
Iktotchi did not have hair, but they had very resistant skin which protected them from the violent winds which crossed their homeworld. Both males and females had horns curved and falling, which gave them an aggressive aspect. The males' horns were generally a little larger, a remnant from their mountain-dwelling, caprinaen ancestors. The horns were also able to regenerate if damaged. They had a limited manual dexterity because their broad hands were equipped with fat fingers and malhabiles; their hands were almost 1.5 times the size of a Human hand. Iktotchi measured on average 1.80 meters and had a rather significant breadth. Their life expectancy was approximately 90 years.
The psychological abilities of the species should also be noted. Iktotchi had a gift of precognition (direct knowledge or perception of the future) which was relatively effective on their native world, but whose capacities became very limited as soon as they moved away from the planet. In addition, Iktotchi also had powerful telepathic abilities as well. In spite of their rather unfriendly appearance, Iktotchi were sensitive beings which masked their deeper emotions under an appearance of stoicism.
Respectful of cultures other than their own, Iktotchi could adapt to life in differing civilizations; however, they seldom interacted with other races, and when they did, often experienced great difficulty. Indeed, their gift of precognition generally proved a curse, because it often frightened other species and Iktotchi were made the object of insults. In the same way, some unscrupulous individuals tried to deceive Iktochi into using their gift for criminal ends.
Piloting Bonus: At the time of character creation, Iktotchi characters gain a +1D bonus to archaic starship piloting, capital ship piloting, space transports, or starfighter piloting (choose one). In addition, they gain a +1D bonus to a related repair skill (archaic starship repair, capital ship repair, space transports repair, or starfighter repair, depending on which piloting skill was chosen).
Precognition: All Iktotchi have a limited form of precognition. Most Iktotchi are unable to control when these visions manifest, and generally receive them as vivid dreams or daydreams. Force sensitive Iktotchi who possess the Farseeing force power gain a +3D bonus on both Control and Sense rolls when using that power.